NYPD, FDNY Retirees Charged In 9/11 Disability Fraud

Law360, New York (January 7, 2014, 6:09 PM EST) -- More than 100 people, including many retirees of the New York Police Department and Fire Department of New York, were indicted Tuesday for their alleged involvement in a massive Social Security Disability fraud scheme that cost hundreds of millions of dollars. 

Four main defendants in the alleged scheme — which started as far back as January 1988 — collaborated to help hundreds of applicants falsely claim disabilities so they could collect Social Security Disability Insurance payments. Of the remaining 102 defendants, 72 are NYPD retirees, eight...
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